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Excel DECIMAL Function

Excel DECIMAL function
Summary 
The Excel DECIMAL function converts an alpha-numeric number into its decimal equivalent.
Purpose 
Converts an alpha-numeric number to decimal
Return value 
Decimal number
Syntax 
=DECIMAL (number, radix)
Arguments 
  • number - A string of alpha-numeric characters.
  • radix - A number within the range [2, 36] that represents the base of the number to be converted.
Usage notes 

The input string must only contain valid alpha-numeric characters corresponding with the provided base (radix).

Base Alpha-Numeric Characters
binary 0 - 1
octal 0 - 7
decimal 0 - 9
hexidecimal 0 - 9 and A - F